Why Windstar Cruises are Beyond Ordinary

Windstar Cruises maintains that they are 180 Degrees from Ordinary. After sailing with them four times, I cannot refute that statement. In fact, they are extraordinary. Recently my husband and I set off from Dublin, bound for Lisbon, on their flagship vessel...

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Top 5 Things to Do In Porto

It is hard to believe I almost missed visiting Porto for the first time. During a recent Windstar cruise, I sailed from Dublin to Lisbon on Windsurf. Porto was one of the last stops on our itinerary. We were...

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5 Reasons to Stay at the Conrad New York

The Conrad New York is located in lower Manhattan's Battery Park City. This all-suite hotel is in an ideal spot for those who don't love the commotion of the big city. Away from midtown, with acres of public open...

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How Not to Visit the 9/11 Memorial and Museum

He probably thought he wasn't being disrespectful, or maybe he didn't think about it at all. But when he answered his cell phone in the 9/11 Memorial and Museum, not only was it impolite, it was rude. It was...

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Get Outside at the Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort & Spa

This year my family went on an epic adventure. We took our first ever RV Trip. Knowing that we'd be spending a week in tight quarters, the night before we got on the road we stayed in a two bedroom suite...

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The Perfect Weekend Getaway in Provincetown, MA

Living in New England, Cape Cod is our ideal destination for a quick weekend getaway. From Vermont, we can make it to the Cape in under six hours. I recently used HomeAway to find us the best Cape Cod vacation rental...

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An Unplugged Vacation on the Windjammer Angelique

Do you remember when going on vacation really meant you were taking a vacation? In today's totally connected world it is almost hard to imagine doing that, but it can be done. I take an unplugged vacation at least once a year...

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9 Things to Love About the Woodstock Inn & Resort

Embarking on an extensive refurbishment, the Woodstock Inn & Resort is now more magnificent than ever. The lobby, first-floor public spaces and entryway are all complete. Over the next few years, their 142 guest rooms will also be redone. Using...

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Why You Will Love Riding Electric Bikes In Vermont

I really had no idea what riding electric bikes would be like. After I recent outing with Lamoille Valley Bike Tours (LVBT), I was pleasantly surprised to find just how much fun they are to ride. What are Electric Bikes? Electric...

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7 Things You Absolutely Must Do In Jacksonville, Florida

Jacksonville is a unique vacation spot. As I found out on a recent trip to the area, there is something for everyone to do no matter what their interests may be. Along with their burgeoning food and drink scene, the city is...

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